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West Scranton Students Score High in the National Spanish Exam

35 students at West Scranton High School earned medals and honors for outstanding performance on the 2018 National Spanish Examination.  Students from West Scranton earned gold, silver, and bronze medals, along with numerous scholar medals marking honorable performance.

 The National Spanish Examinations are administered each year in grades 6 through 12, and are sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese.  This year’s medalists at West Scranton are students of Mrs. Maureen Walsh.


Medalists and honorees from West Scranton on the 2018 exam (levels 1-4) are:


Front row (L to R): Samantha Reese, Hakim Barr, Garrett Walsh, Sam Goncalves, Jack Gariepy, and William Dhanraj


2nd row (L to R):Kayla Chofey, Jayla Rodriguez, Kyle Slater, Emma Egan, Emily Van Wert, Haley Leonard, Gina Shafer, Samantha Mushak, and Ryan Sophabmixay


3rd row (L to R): Cloe Capalongo, Angelina Wheeler, Lejdina Lluga, Blendina Lluga, Adam Mehall, Enzo Cicco, and Joseph Rutkowski


Back row (L to R):   Abbie O’Brien, Emily Tunis, Jianny Andrade, Corey Anderson, Jethfree Ferrer, Ashley Frometa-Vasquez, and Ben Anderson


Missing from photo: Kevin Amaya, Jillian Bennett, Maeve Cast,  Sonya Castillo, Maddy Emick, Jessica Palauskas, and Emily Rose